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Chemistry BS

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Chemistry is the study of change in matter that makes up our world down to the smallest particle. By majoring in Chemistry, you will explore the study of change in matter, molecules and chemical reactions. The Chemistry program at Armstrong will provide you with a solid academic foundation and an emphasis on the skills necessary for problem solving. You will gain hands-on experience while studying the chemical basis for organisms and matter at a molecular level. The Bachelor of Science degree offers you certification from the American Chemical Society, which requires additional course work and an advanced research project. 

Industry Highlights

Compared with a decade ago, the median salary for chemists has risen an average of 2.5% per year for those with four-year degrees.

- Chemical and Engineering News

Career Opportunities

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial or Medical Research
  • Crime Laboratories
  • Environmental Control
  • Education

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of a campus location that offers many opportunities for internships, along with our state-of-the-art science facility. We have an active ACS student affiliate chapter that provides opportunities for extracurricular activities.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn on Sept. 22

(September, 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn, an assistant professor of biology. The lecture, "Change Can Kill: What Barnacles Can Teach Us About Dying Young," will explore the mystery of why so many living organisms die young, despite the clear disadvantage of doing so,using barnacles as model organisms. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Engineering Studies Professor Selected as Faculty Fellow for NASA Research Program

(May 22, 2017) – Armstrong State University Professor of Engineering Studies Cameron Coates, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Faculty Fellowship Program for the second consecutive year.

Read More Turtles Go Wild: TERPS Students Release Diamondback Terrapins on Tybee Island

(May 18, 2017) –Armstrong State University student members of the Terrapin Educational Research Program of Savannah (TERPS) recently gathered on Tybee Island to release 17 diamondback terrapins into the wild. The state-protected turtles hatched from eggs rescued on Highway 80 last summer.

Read More Savannah Christian Preparatory School Team Wins First Place at Engineering Design Challenge

(May 5, 2017) – Six Savannah Christian Preparatory School students took home the gold for Best Overall Design at this year’s Engineering Design Challenge (EDC), presented by Armstrong State University’s Engineering Studies Program on Saturday, April 29. The winning team, comprised of Camila Hilsaca, Carsen Christy, Blake Chance, Jay Bradley, Robby McCool and Cameron Shults, received a $500 cash prize.

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